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As the sun set and the stars appeared in the sky, hundreds of doctors, nurses, elected officials and businesspeople gathered at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury for a cause vital to the … more
Dozens of East Meadow residents recently took part in a back-to-school supply drive to benefit the Mary Brennan INN of Hempstead. The drive, which was mobilized by the Facebook group "Nice Things that Happen in East Meadow," supports the Interfaith Nutrition Network, a soup kitchen that helps the hungry and homeless on Long Island by providing food, shelter, long-term housing, and supportive services in a dignified and respectful manner. more
Although Stew Leonard’s grand opening was on Aug. 23 in East Meadow, the store continues to thrive, as it promotes a family-friendly environment for its employees and customers. more
Music from the Slavic group Barynya enticed a crowd at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church’s annual family festival earlier this month. more
A sold-out, pumped-up crowd celebrated as New York Islanders Captain John Tavares scored an overtime goal on Sunday to give the team a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers in its preseason opener at NYCB Live’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale. more
Gerard “Jerry” Barbosa, who survived Japanese war planes attacks while stationed on the USS Raleigh as a gunner’s mate at Pearl Harbor, died on Sept. 15, at age 93, of natural causes. more
Two ducks and three hens weaved in and out of vegetable gardens, rows of herbs and fields of flowers in East Meadow’s 2½-acre Horticulture Center and Demonstration Gardens on Merrick Avenue. more
Neil Berg’s “100 Years of Broadway” returned to Eisenhower Park on Aug. 12, and this time, he brought a medley of singers to revive classic Broadway musical hits. more
“She stood me up on our first date,” Alfonso Caggiano, 93, said. “I was furious!” Caggiano recalled meeting then 17-year-old Phyllis Riccardi in 1951 in Manhattan. After his 1946 discharge from the Army, he became a jewelry designer. Phyllis worked in a clothing factory. After she asked a co-worker about him, Caggiano asked her on a date. more
Packed in the lower-level all-purpose room, readers from across East Meadow and Salisbury clutched copies of books they discovered through the East Meadow Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Club on Aug. 15. more
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